I have to learn Latin?
Not quite. Many students might make a face when told they should learn Latin and Greek word roots. A student learning and speaking English might wonder what the point in learning any sort of Latin
There are many reasons to learn a new language, ranging from general interest and traveling to increasing your job prospects. Maybe you want to do well on the SAT. Studies suggest that learning another language may even change how you think.
Why learn a dead language? A lot of people ask me this question thinking that Latin (and the Classics in general) is only useful if you want to become a teacher. While you are a lot more likely to be